Wal-Mart Hit With False Ad. Class Action Over Pomegranate Cranberry Juice

Wal-Mart falsely labels its Pomegranate-Cranberry Juice, deceiving customers into believing that pomegranate and cranberry juice are the primary juices in the product, a class action lawsuit alleges. Plaintiff Cheryl Hulse of Florida alleges in her false advertising class action lawsuit that Wal-Mart’s… Read More »

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CDC Study Finds Risk of Clomid Birth Defects

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a research study which found a link between the drug Clomid and a constellation of birth defects. Though the authors of the Clomid birth defect study voiced some reservations about the results of... Read More »

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Stryker Hip Implant Failures, and Lawsuits, Continue

A Mississippi resident who suffered severe hip replacement complications has become the latest of more than 2,240 plaintiffs to sue Stryker Orthopaedics for selling a dangerous and defective medical device. Plaintiff Kim T. alleges in the Stryker hip lawsuit, filed Feb. 2, that... Read More »

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Medtronic Accused Of Illegal Off-Label Promotion of Infuse Bone Graft

The Medtronic Infuse is a type of bone graft, which uses recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP-2) to stimulate bone growth. The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002 for the limited use during single-level anterior lumbar fusion... Read More »

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Xarelto Side Effects Studies May Lack Data Integrity

According to a recent report on clinical trial misconduct, the seriousness of Xarelto bleeding complications may have been falsified in a clinical Xarelto side effects study. The report suggests that major issues were covered up in one early study on the drug, including... Read More »

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Widower Claims Wrongful Denial of Unum Insurance Benefits

A Kansas widower has filed a wrongful insurance benefits denial lawsuit against Unum Life Insurance Company, alleging the company wrongfully denied life insurance coverage. In November 2012, plaintiff Harrison P. lost his wife, LeAnne. Harrison is the designated beneficiary of LeAnne’s Unum policy... Read More »

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Study Suggests Viagra Melanoma Link

In June 2014, the peer-reviewed research journal JAMA: Internal Medicine published a study that drew national attention, alleging a potential Viagra melanoma link. Melanoma is one of the most deadly forms of skin cancer, typically associated with a lifetime of sun exposure. However,... Read More »

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Former FDA Commissioner Testifies in Risperdal Trial

The former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner has bolstered claims that Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals subsidiary attempted to convince the public that its antipsychotic drug Risperdal did not pose a significant risk for a condition known as gynecomastia despite knowledge... Read More »

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